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Tonsil papilloma symptoms

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanford Archer
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 39 years experience
Excision only: Papillomas typically arise off the membranes of the oropharynx and oral cavity and can be easily removed from the tonsil tissue without requiring a to... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramji Rajendran
Radiation Oncology 17 years experience
Tonsil cancer: What you are describing is concerning. I recommend follow up with your physician.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Farr
Specializes in Dentistry
Interesting: Tonsil papillomas are viral infections, but they do not explain the tooth pain. Hpv types 6, 8, 11, and 13 are known to increase cancer risk. Your sy... Read More
Dr. J. Blake Perkins
Dentistry 22 years experience
Maybe: With a history of tobacco use, any growth in the mouth should be evaluated by an oral surgeon or ent. The tooth pain and earache are potentially rela... Read More
Dr. Patricia Mcgarry
Invisalign, Sleep Apnea Appliances, Lumineers 37 years experience
Tonsil/toothpain: What do you see when you see the tonsil papiloma-is it enlarged on both sides? Does the tooth pain localize to a certain tooth- see your doctor and d... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
Pathology 30 years experience
Yes, possibly.: Some oral papillomas are triggered / caused by hpv infection. Studying the papilloma under the microscope and/or using molecular testing for hpv gene... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Probably not: However, please see your dentist or an oral surgeon for evaluation.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
Pathology 30 years experience
Possibly.: Some (but not all) oral / oropharyngeal papillomas are caused by hpv. The best way to determine whether or not a specific lesion is hpv mediated is t... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
HPV: It takes years for this to develop. Thus is it easy to advise you that this is not hpv but something else.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
See below: Most people with hpv have no issues at all; however most cervical cancers some oro-pharyngeal cancers are related to hpv, in addition to warts etc. Yo... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Various: Symptoms could include pain, difficulty swallowing, snoring, possibly even episodes of apnea (stopping breathing), or perhaps no symptoms.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Indications : This lists indications for a tonsillectomy: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/tonsillectomy/my00132/dsection=why-its-done.
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